Abu Dhabi is putting plans in place to end quarantine for all international arrivals to Abu Dhabi starting from 1 July.
According to a senior official, it will be a similar system to that of Dubai, with PCR protocol being different for high-risk to low-risk destinations. Those coming from countries with higher infection rate would have to undergo two tests – one before they travel and another upon their arrival in Abu Dhabi.
Abu Dhabi currently requires travellers to quarantine for ten days unless they are from a 'green list' country, which currently consists of 22 countries.
The official also stated that the emirate would be announcing an extended green list. This green list will cover a majority of the markets that the emirate is tapping into.
Abu Dhabi is monitoring new markets to make up for the loss incurred due to the shutdown of large markets such as India, the UK and Germany.
The emirate will also work on its border with Dubai to make travel easier and more tourist-friendly. Having specific procedures for tourists, so their pass through the border can be much easier, more convenient and seamless will help.